Enabling Ctrl-Alt-Backspace in 9.10
derek at pointerstop.ca
Mon Nov 16 13:16:56 GMT 2009
> On Sunday 15 November 2009 23:55 Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
>> On Sunday 15 November 2009 08:32:33 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > Reinhold Rumberger wrote:
>> > > Am Sonntag 15 November 2009 schrieb Nigel Ridley:
>> > >> OK, this is good for a one_user_system but I have another laptop
>> > >> that 4 people have accounts on. How do I edit X-org.conf to
>> > >> enable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace?
>> > >
>> > > Usually by adding the following lines to xorg.conf, but they don't
>> > > seem to be effective:
>> > >
>> > > Section "ServerFlags"
>> > > Option "DontZap" "false"
>> > > EndSection
>> > >
>> > > IOW, even though this is the way to do it according to "man Xorg", it
>> > > doesn't work here...
>> > My understanding was that Karmic no longer supports this.
>> Look up this page:
>> " http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-enabledisable-ctrlaltbackspace-in-
>> ubuntu-9-10-karmic.html "
> I found that adding the above lines in xorg.conf allows the key combo
> rightalt+printscreen+k to kill X, at least on intel graphics.
> To enable ctrl+alt+backspace for all users try creating a file called
> /etc/hal/fdi/policy/10_keymap.fdi and add the following line (no quotes):
> "<merge key="input.xkb.options"
That's always the correct place to make changes to xorg, now.
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